Fujiko・F・Fujio Hometown Art Gallery

Explore the beginnings of the famous manga artist Fujiko・F・Fujio, the father of Doraemon.

  • ©Fujiko Pro
    Obake no Q-taro/©Fujiko Pro, Fujiko Studio Umi no Ouji/©Fujiko Pro, Fujiko Studio

One of the most well-known manga artists in Japan and around the world, Fujiko・F・Fujio is the creator of Doraemon and countless other classics. He spent his boyhood in Takaoka, where he began nurturing his dream to become a manga artist. While walking in his footsteps here in Takaoka, you can get to know the origins of Fujiko・F・Fujio and experience his playful works through many original drawings on display at this gallery.

*For details about the exhibition, please check the official homepage. 

  • The Doraemon corner: original drawings on display tell of his boyhood experiences in Takaoka. 
    ©Fujiko Pro

  • Special exhibitions and special showings of an original short movie, limited time-only  
    ©Fujiko Pro

  • Maple rusks modeled after ankipan (memory bread).  
    Hometown Art Gallery original package for sale.
    ©Fujiko Pro

Fujiko・F・Fujio Hometown Art Gallery

Address 〒933-0056
Takaoka Art Museum 2F (1-1-30 Nakagawa, Takaoka, Toyama)
TEL 0766-20-1170 *Service in Japanese only
Trading hours 9:30~17:00 (Last entry by 16:30)
Non-trading hours Mondays (except when Monday is a public holiday, closes on the next regular weekday)
New Year period (Dec. 29-Jan. 3)
Price General admission / University students: ¥500 (¥400*)
High / Junior high school students: ¥300 (¥240*).
Elementary / Children over 4: ¥200 (¥160)
Children under 4: Free

*Price for groups of 20 and larger
*Seniors over 65 years of age, both in groups and individually, pay the group rate of ¥400
Access From Shin-Takaoka Station
Bus bound for Toyama Station (via Takaoka Station). 2-minute walk from Nakagawa stop.
From Takaoka Station
・Approx. 20-minute walk(2km to the northeast)
・2-minute walk from Etchu-Nakagawa Station on the JR Himi Line
・10-minute walk from Shikino Chugakko-mae Station on the Manyo Tram Line
Official URL http://fujiko-artgallery.jp/english/
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